Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I practice solution-focused and goal-oriented therapy for individuals, couples, and families. I enjoy listening to people's stories and helping them find solutions to their issues.
BA - Sociology, California State University Los Angeles
MSW - California State University Los Angeles
Gardening, exercising, hiking, and spending time with my children and my friends.
Spend time with my children and pets.
I love reading books and have read countless number of books but none more than once. I have never been one to read a book twice or watch a show more than once. I rather read something new.
Aid Beyond Borders. They help the very needy in Armenian villages to have food and other resources, such as firewood for winter, and clothes for families, especially children. Being a first-generation immigrant I feel the need to help others in need. I was lucky enough to have parents to have the opportunity to bring us to the United States, I see it as my duty to help the less fortunate left behind.
I recharge by taking naps or gardening.
Yes!! I have a dog and 3 birds. My favorite pet store is one that also includes my son. When my son was around a year and a half he was still wobbling. I was sitting on the floor watching TV (his baby channel) and had a bowl of blueberries in my hand for him to eat. I lost myself in the show but noticed my son was feeding me the blueberries. Then I noticed he was coming from behind the couch and putting a blueberry in my mouth. That was odd since I was holding the bowl. The next time he took a blueberry I watched him go around the couch where my 80lbs labradoodle was laying, forcefully put the blueberry in the Cubby's mouth (my dog's name is Cubby). Cubby spit out the blueberry. Blueberry rolled on the floor. My son then picked it up and brought it over to feed it to me. Although I didn't eat the one I had already had about 5 or 6 of those dogs' saliva and floor dirt-covered blueberries.
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